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Moshe Phillips is the president of the Philadelphia Chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel/AFSI. Op-ed columns by Moshe Phillips appeared on over 50 websites and newspapers since 2008 including American Thinker, Arutz Sheva, Family Securty Matters, Intellectual Conservative and NewsReal Blog. Moshe's blog was named of "One of the Top 10 PA Blogs" for / WNTP 990 AM Radio in Philadelphia in 2009. He has written and lectured on Israel Affairs, Jerusalem, Middle East Current Events, Zionist History, Counter-Terrorism, Politics, Jabotinsky, Herut, Military History and Tanach for over twenty years.

ARTICLES BY: Moshe Phillips

January 21, 2015 12:08 pm

Outrage on the Mount of Olives

The controversy over whether to bury the French terror victims on Jerusalem's Mount of Olives is a reminder of the embarrassing failure to provide basic...

January 7, 2015 12:37 am

Don’t Let Vitriol Poision Debates on Israeli Policy

Israeli election campaigns are notorious for extreme accusations and nasty name-calling. But must such distasteful behavior spill over into the American Jewish community? Writing recently in...

January 5, 2015 8:34 am

Anti-Israel Forces Are Losing Ground

Critics of Israel periodically issue doomsday warnings about how the Jewish State will face international isolation if it does not quickly give in to Palestinian...

May 8, 2013 2:24 am

Why is Netanyahu in China for Yom Yerushalayim?

This year, Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, is observed on Tuesday evening, May 7th through Wednesday night, May 8th and celebrates the 46th anniversary of the...

April 23, 2013 2:22 am

Why Abe Foxman Was Wrong on Islamic Attack on the Boston Marathon

Abe Foxman, the ADL's longtime National Director, seemed to want to do everything possible to direct attention away from the possibility that the Boston Marathon...

March 21, 2013 2:14 am

The Haggadah for Jews Who Love Our Enemies

On one hand there stands the ancient rabbis who compiled the Haggadah with its multilayered sophistication and overwhelmingly positive, energetic, highly visible...

February 28, 2013 1:41 am

John Kerry: Kyrzakhstan and Palestine

On John Kerry's first international trip as U.S. Secretary of State he made a gaffe worthy of Joe Biden. The headline of London's Telegraph read...

February 7, 2013 2:22 pm

Where Should President Obama Visit When He Goes to Israel?

Just hours after the announcement that President Obama would visit Israel, the U.S. ambassador in Tel Aviv, Daniel Shapiro, gave several interviews to...

February 3, 2013 7:01 pm

Did the Wrong McCain School Hagel on the Middle East? (VIDEO)

The wrong McCain may have had the job of taking Senator Chuck Hagel to school on the Middle East.  Senator John McCain earned plenty of...

January 28, 2013 1:04 am

Yair Shamir and Not Yair Lapid is the Big Winner in Israel’s Elections

The Israeli election news that has captured the moment is the surprising success of Yair Lapid's new party, Yesh Atid (There's a...

January 22, 2013 2:20 am

The BBC Sex Scandal and the Battle to Establish Israel

A shocking BBC sex scandal has caused Britain's political elite and journalists to examine how allegations ...

January 17, 2013 2:15 am

70 Years Later, Recalling the First Battle Against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto

Seventy years ago this month, the Nazis began their second deportation of the Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto. In response, on Jan. 18,...

January 2, 2013 1:24 am

Israel Better Brace for Secretary of State John Kerry

President Obama's decision to nominate Senator John Kerry as his next Secretary of State will prove to be a disaster for Israel. The choice of the...

October 11, 2012 2:30 am

Opinion: The Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan Debate & Israel

Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan will have only one debate this election season on October 11 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Given that this is the...


TV Host Mario Lopez Visits Western Wall in Jerusalem During Israel Visit

Television host and actor Mario Lopez toured Israel this week and stopped by...

George Clooney to Narrate New Shimon Peres Documentary

Actor George Clooney will narrate a new documentary about late Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, Variety reported on Tuesday. “Never Stop Dreaming:...

Activist Showcases 70 Israeli Destinations in Project for Israel’s Independence Day

A Florida-based pro-Israel activist has launched a project showcasing 70 locations...


What Israel’s Gun Policies Can Teach Americans - As American society has become more polarized in recent years, the debate over gun control has reflected this reality,...

Infighting, Diplomatic Struggles Leave Palestinians in Crisis - Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas is not having much success lately. Tensions within his own Fatah movement and with Hamas in...


Tel Aviv University to Research ‘Digital Living’ With Stanford ...

Tel Aviv University (TAU) announced the launch of a collaborative initiative with the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University...


Tel Aviv Court Judge Accused of Colluding in Bezeq Case Is Officially Suspe... - Tel Aviv Magistrate Court Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz has been suspended by Supreme Court President Esther Hayut on Thursday, pending...

Middle East

Palestinians Demand That US Ambassador to Israel Be Put on International Te... - The Palestinian Authority demanded on Thursday that US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman be added to a “global terror list,”...